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Craig Calcaterra

  1. UPDATE: OK, maybe the Marlins aren’t going to trade for John Lackey.

    Jul 30, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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    A few minutes ago we thought this man could soon be a Fish. Now it seems unlikely. HAPPY TRADE DEADLINE!

  2. The Dodgers are out on Lester, Price and Hamels

    Jul 30, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

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    They’ve been rumored to be in on all the big names, but now it sounds as if they’re out.

  3. HBT Daily: Trade Rumor Roundup: Kemp! Hamels! Price!

    Jul 30, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    And no mention of Lester because I legit thought he’d get traded in between the time we taped this and the time it went live.

  4. The Dodgers are interested in Joaquin Benoit

    Jul 30, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Joaquin Benoit

    But the Padres may be playing hard to get.

  5. Tigers pitcher Evan Reed is charged with sexual assault; faces 15 years in prison

    Jul 30, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Serious allegations made against the current minor leaguer.

  6. There’s a “very good chance” the Red Sox trade Lackey and Lester

    Jul 30, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

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    A major reshaping of the Red Sox rotation could be afoot.

  7. Comment of the Day: in the 60s they lamented showboating players too

    Jul 30, 2014, 12:03 PM EDT

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    Apparently, Gibson and Drysdale didn’t have the reputation of Gibson and Drysdale at the time.

  8. Photo of the day: The giant Cubs mohawk of incredible sadness

    Jul 30, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

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    In which we as whether a certain hairstyle can be more painful than a large tattoo.

  9. Matt Kemp has a huge game just before the trade deadline

    Jul 30, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Will any GM in need of a bat take notice?

  10. “Gibson and Drysdale” alert!

    Jul 30, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Bob Gibson

    A cliche even more prevalent and ridiculous than the old “If The Boss Was Still Alive” cliche.

  11. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

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    The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.

  12. Matt Cain is going to pay a visit to Dr. Andrews

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

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    No ballplayer wants to fly to Birmingham, Alabama during the season for a very, very good reason.

  13. The Nationals and Orioles dispute over TV money is about to explode

    Jul 29, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

    MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during a news conference in New York

    And Bud Selig’s years-long effort to manage a quiet resolution of it is apparently a failure.

  14. The Red Sox are expected to deal Jon Lester and the Pirates are a “dark horse”

    Jul 29, 2014, 3:54 PM EDT

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    A big named ace is likely to change uniforms this week.

  15. “Caucasians” t-shirts are hot sellers on Canadian Indian reservations

    Jul 29, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    But . . . I was told Wahoo outrage was nothing but liberal white guilt . . .

  16. HBT Daily: the Sox are shopping Lester . . . and Lackey too?

    Jul 29, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    The Sox are in last place and are going nowhere. Time to deal starters?

  17. Watch Clayton Kershaw play William Tell with Jimmy Kimmel

    Jul 29, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    He’s a braver man than I am. By that I mean Kershaw for going on Kimmel’s show.

  18. Great Moments in Steroids Derp

    Jul 29, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

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    Call me crazy, but I think Maddux, Glavine and Thomas woulda made the Hall of Fame even if Congress didn’t hold steroids hearings.

  19. Most people in L.A. still can’t see Dodgers games. There’s some progress though. Kinda.

    Jul 29, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    As in: one side of two warring factions has agreed to a resolution. Unfortunately, it takes two to tango.

  20. Must-click link: sexual depravity — and possibly rape — in the minor leagues

    Jul 29, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

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    Dirk Hayhurst takes a graphic look at depravity and likely illegality in the low minor leagues.

  21. Neil Walker turned a fantastic double play last night

    Jul 29, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Neil Walker

    Ask yourself: how does a dude in this position — leaning in the opposite direction of first base — turn and get anything on his throw?

  22. Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

    Jul 29, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    This is one of those quotes that, if the translation was mangled, could have created an incident.

  23. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    A three run lead and Rafael Soriano on the hill usually leads to an un-tuck fest. Not last night it didn’t.

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